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A New Method of Measuring the Absolute Surface Area of a Metallic Catalyst

Abstract

IN a previous communication (NATURE, vol. 118, p. 730; 1926) it was shown that simultaneous measurements of the electrical conductivity, and the thickness of the oxide layer on a film of metallic copper supported on china-clay rods, enabled the fractional decrease in surface area on sintering to be evaluated.

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